Amatista Cookhouse at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort
inviting option for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
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Daily 1:15PM - 4:15PM
Chef Belmonte out does himself yet again! Great menu, great food. If you are staying on Universal property, it’s a must try.
Our waiter Arturo was excellent! We had a food allergy in our party and he did a great job finding an alternative for our daughter. Really solid experience overall!
Excellent breakfast buffet, great selection. Clean. Superb service. Beautiful ambiance and views.
My wife &I were dining for our anniversary while visiting Universal-Orlando. Food was excellent and service was great. There was a very minor delay in our appetizers however the manager gave us a bottle of wine given it was our anniversary. We were both very thankful even though it was not necessary. Will definitely go back next time we are in Orlando!
This is my second time eating here, I LOVE \IT!
We went for meet for my wife’s birthday. The waiter, Henry we had was exceptional. Recommended different meals as the meal progressed. And everything was exceptional. The plate presentation was great and ever sent out a piece of cake for my wife with balloons and 2 candy bars. How creative
Great job from all
We loved our dining experience. The food and service was amazing. We completely forgot our waitress name, but she went above and beyond to help us enjoy our experience.
It was a fantastic breakfast. Top notch quality food with outstanding service.
Service was great and the food was ok. We sat outside which smelled a bit like mildew. The food was way over priced but that’s Orlando.
Food and service was excellent. Ambience was great and I was pleased with the lower noise level after being in so many noisy restaurants at Universal.
Service was extremely slow and the food came out like warm.
We usually avoid resort dining. Amatista is a pleasant surprise, freshly prepared food and variety of healthy options. Thank you Siham and the entire team for great service! See you next time!
We closed the deal!!
Being from the Caribbean, I have very high standards for restaurants which have Caribbean food listed as a main headliner. Amatista did not disappoint. The food was delightful, I had a steak with Chimichurri sauce and the empanadas. My wife had the crab cakes and the Mojo chicken. We both enjoyed the food , ambiance, and service. Our Server Henry was awesome. Very attentive and everything came out at just the right time. He also provided great conversation and humor as he spoke to us throughout the evening. I highly recommend this restaurant if you are looking to dine on Caribbean cuisine on a date or just to have some good food with friends.
Costs are high for what you get. Decor was nice and spacious.
Me and my family ate their twice during a recent stay at the hotel. The staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. Unfortunately, the food at dinner and breakfast was only passable. Beautiful location but very loud because of all the hard surfaces.
Once we were seated at our table we were not greated by our server for 20 minutes. Once our order was placed we were told the kitchen was short on staff and that our breakfast would not arrive for 25 more minutes. Once the food arrived nothing was cooked to order or how we asked.
Amazing place. Paul from Philadelphia was our waiter and he provided amazing service
Great service nice breakfast good selection
Had a wonderful experience for dinner at Amatista. Very friendly staff and nice atmosphere. Our waiter Adrian was top notch, very knowledgeable and on the spot. Food was perfectly cooked - we had the salmon and scallops. Recommended!
K Johnson was great she was polite and help us even with me being picky. She gave me suggestions and always check on us.
Amazing staff. We were celebrating a birthday and they brought balloons to the table!! Food was great too
The quality of the food was good
We had breakfast brunch smorgasbord, the temperature of the food was good. They even accommodated special dietary restrictions.
Worth the money for both adults and children.
Parents & kids enjoyed
Our server went above and beyond for our Anniversary and brought us champagne and balloons and chocolate!
Extremely slow service. Also we had a reservation and were seated well past the time. Tons of empty tables and overworked wait staff.
Good food, good ambiance
I liked very much and the whole experience
We had a nice buffet and entertainment for the kids at New Year’s Eve
We had their NYE dinner buffet. Food was good. Only thing was if you didn’t like seafood, which we don’t there weren’ttoo many options. There was ALOT of seafood. Entertainment for the kids was great, characters, balloon animal artists and face painting. Price was expensive but that’s expected for NYE.
It must have been an off night. Seated promptly but took over ten minutes for waitress to acknowledge our family of 5. Manager came over on his own accord and apologized and offer two complimentary appetizers but they never came. Food came but fish sandwiches were missing condiments and waitress was a ghost. Had to ask for water and then ice, she brought one glass, then we had to ask again for the rest of us. Manager stopped by and apologized for no shown appetizers and brought us 4 desserts. Waitress brought dessert plates after we were done. Manager was very apologetic and gave a 50% discount. The manager was very pleasant and embarrassed. Overall Food was ok but pricey.
Restaurant in site of hotel we stayed at. It was convenient and food was great. Clean and inviting decor. Friendly and professional staff.
Outstanding!!!. Great food, wonderful friendly service, and clean wonderful ambiance. Will def come back here to eat again.
Drinks were good. Appetizers good. Steak tough. Chicken pot pie horrible no jerk flavor. Tacos had chewy beef.
Desserts chocolate cake dry and the dark chocolate tasted old. Flan. So ahhhhh
Second time there this was worse than first but wanted to try.
Won’t be a third
This was our 12th anniversary dinner. I would recommend the cookhouse, to anyone. The service was excellent, the prix fix menu was well balanced. Our cocktails were well made. Servers were very knowledgeable and friendly, and attentive.
We loved this restaurant! All of the food was terrific and the service was phenomenal! Their rotisserie chicken was delicious and their chicken soup was the best I have ever had! I highly recommend this restaurant!!!
Service from Leandro was exceptional. Appetisers were excellent, timing off slightly for entrees.......but overall a lovely experience having dinner with friends.
Will look forward to eating here again in March.
Tasty but overpriced food. Friendly service but slow.
We had a lovely dinner, server was very attentive food was good not great. The appetizers were good but the entrees were lacking in flavor. 2 mornings latter we decided to go back for breakfast. Total disappointment. There were few patrons at the restaurant we ordered breakfast, the waiter kept saying a few more minutes, after 30 minutes I spoke to the manager, our food showed up. It was cold. We were not happy so they didn't ask us to pay for our meal. but we will be going back there again.
Enjoyed dinner for two celebrating my husbands birthday before attending Blue Man Group. Lovely setting, delicious food and friendly staff. Caribbean style cooking and freshly prepared dishes. Thoroughly enjoyable evening!
The wait staff is excellent. If he's there...ask for Adam's section...super nice and professional and excellent server! The multiple times we ate here our experience was it takes FOREVER for the kitchen to get the food out. This is not a quick experience. If you need to get in and out in a reasonable amount of time, ditch ordering off the menu to save money and do the buffet. Also we had one lunch where the kitchen either delivered something different than what the menu said or they forgot ingredients in the dish.